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. it is very hard to get there without destroying the economy. we are proposing a third bucket. it is energy. we have it more than anyone in the world now. we traded 1.75 million jobs in fracking natural gas alone. there is great opportunities for us to put people to work. we can bring cash to the federal government. this is the way to put it together. we have the ability to do it. the states are doing it. we have to open up some federal land. we have to get the permitting process right. we have to get people to understand this is being done in an environmentally friendly way. we have to go offshore, we have to go to alaska, we have to be, energy economy. connell: thoughts on jack lew. it is an important nomination. >> jack lew is an accomplished professional. he has been the head of omb twice. he has been the chief of the white house staff. my favorite is you work for the speaker of the house. he understands congress. we think jack is a guy you can work with. connell: no big concerns about anything in the past from him? >> no. jack is a tough though though she had her, but the bottom line i
proof. it also includes measures to help businesses invest in facilities for renewable energy and expand overseas. it will also improve the health care system. the emergency economic measures are expected to total over $225 billion. there will be a shortfall of around $55 billion. the government has decided to make up the difference with government bonds for construction purposes. the government hopes to have the cabinet approve the supplementary budget bill in its meeting on friday. >>> the japanese finance minister says the government will buy bonds to be issued by europe's rescue fund. this is part of a plan to lead the yen lower and spur economic growth. the european stability mechanism or esm was established last october to support debt-strapped countries in the region. >> translator: japan in the future will consider esm bonds an important investment asset. along with other euro denominated bonds issued by major european nations. >> the government plans to use the foreign currency bonds to continue to buying esm bonds. government officials see the moreover as a way to stabilize th
or tax credits for renewable energy. all that is important. we have to keep that going. that will get hard because we will face is demographics. that is my 74th birthday on april 7. i am aware of the and aging population which i have become and we are an aging population relative to what we were. luckily, we have millions of fresh arrivals that are younger and are energetic and they come from all over the world. we have to make sure our education system lifts them to their highest aspirations. when the society ages, it tends to -- it declines. that is the big demographic imperative. i was reviewing one of my favorite books on the roman republic. how did this village on the tiber grow to be the absolute leader of the known world in a few hundred years? it expanded its territory by plunder, by what ever. details. it was not pretty. [laughter] it added people, it kept getting bigger and incorporated the people and to roman citizenship. it became very consolidated, expanding group of energetic people. and they'll work. they were not just a bunch of talkers, they were doing. -- there were
rated going up 2 percentage points. >> i think what is going to drive it is a return to some energy in in the housing market. we're starting to see that, higher prices and march more sales. i believe we're going to see as a result what is happening in washington, d.c. an awareness. republicans have surely learned a licenses. this president has learned a. >> think he is going take it to the limit. think that is what he is going to do. he is doesn't care about public opinion any more and he is going to take as much money from lou dobbs as he can get. in the process, because i'm very worried about a reversal people and small business owners they will cut payroll and cut back and unemployment goes up. wealthier people on the bubble. we're not talking about people with billions of dollars, maybe i'm not going to buy that big car because now i'm paying more to the feds. i'm not so sure this is right way to go economically in this country. you are much smarter in these areas. >> we have to agree on something. the reality we're going to to see this money returned to the american middle-clas
a specific solution that we were recommending. >> they were seeking to acquire the american energy companies. how do we ensure that nasa's research talent pool and facilities are not required by the foreign interests that may be harmful to our national interests? i guess they would direct that. >> that wasn't addressed in our study in terms of the foreign ownership of the company's credit spigot you've written that the infrastructure capability no longer needs would this be included and what can be purchased by the foreign countries? >> i don't recall that we specified or considered in the deliberations the number the would be a potential buyer. i do want to give you an example of the visit that i made in ohio where the have a large chamber of separations and a great facility. some of the missions needed that, but it is a facility that also has the capacity for other work and so, they had looked at doing some of the work in that facility and they were also discussing to do work in that facility so it would be some aspects may be appropriate for a sale but others may be greater utilization of
it was a turn in the housing market. it was cheap energy and an improvement in u.s. manufacturing. but nevertheless, i think you are seeing for fundamental reasons have pretty good strength in the u.s. >> well, that was jim's view. chris, what do you take away from the minutes yesterday? it had a big impact on the dollar, pushing benchmark yields higher, as well. i think we have to be contextualizing what comes out for minute statements compared with headlines. and i think that the real issue has been the fed has decided in the last six months to start actively talking about policy as part of the policy, if you like. it's the giving voice to what's going on. and we've heard a lot more from the fed about what it's anticipating doing in 2013/14. the idea that there's probably a relatively even balance, bear in mind we have new fed members coming in this year, there's a relatively even balance between people that think you should do more accommodate than not. it takes take away the weapons the fed was already working with until we saw the unemployment level coming down to the kind of
and we know enough about how crashes work and how to disburse the energy from a crash that you can make vehicles safer and lighter at the same time if you know how to build them properly. host: independent line. go ahead. caller: i bought a car this year first thank you for c-span. i'm a c-span junky. but i bought a car this year and i really wish that i hadn't because some of these newer cars are very expensive to fix. they have computer chives chips. and if you buy it from a second rate auto dealer or your credit is not that great they jack up the price and they jack up the interest rate and you end up under water with cars that cost more than your car note is to keep on the road. host: could you tell us what you bought and what you paid for it? caller: i bought a 2008 chrysler sea breeze and i paid about 12,000 for it . host: so your monthly works out to about what? caller: about $300. guest: and that is a concern. you're right. buying a car is still can be a very complicated very opaque process. you have to be individual lint pretty much at every step of the way to make sure that yo
&p sectors in the green led by financials and energy as ashley just told you. rates meantime, here's a look at the 30-year fixed rate mortgage rising to its highest level in eight weeks. freddie mac reporting 3.4% from 3.34%. the 15-year rate rose to 2.66%. and the number of americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits rising by 4,000 to a total of 371,000. prior week's total was revised lower by 5,,000, splitting hairs quite a bit on the weekly readings, but the bottom line we're still trending toward improvement. ashley: we are hoe humming along. we've got john brady in the pits of the cme, david flyer and jack ablin, chief investment officer of bmo o private bank. let's begin with john at the cme. i guess the story has been china gave the markets a nice boost with much better economic data. has that been the big story? >> it is, it's the number one story. but likewise, too, we saw a tightening back today of european sovereign yield spreads over in europe, italy, spain and portugal specifically. that helped boost overnight markets and, of course, economic data here was rela
proponent of energy reform. mexico has a lot of potential it is not tapping at present. >> tom: we mentioned the price performance that the exchange rate had, outperformed the united states, and you think it can still continue to build on those gains. >> i think the u.s. needs to be there for mexico to outperform. as long as the u.s. economy keeps growing, mexico should keep growing. >> tom: so it is really the united states helping to pull mexico up? >> and mexican labor costs, when you adjust for productivity have been held flat over the next decade. china has seen its labor costs escalate, and the two have pretty close to met. so mexico is much more competitive on a cost basis, and it is here. >> tom: just across the border. finally, that brings us to the united states. how does the u.s. look compared to the rest of the world? >> i think we are still looking okay if we can get past this budget. >> tom: you're less excited about america than you are about non-japan asia. >> i'm really excited about non-japan asia because they're coming back from a period of out and out weakness. but i'm re
think it has less to do with over population but are we using our energy resources smartly. are we actually educating folks. because you can argue that china as they increase middle class, they actually all of a sudn want to be high priced middle class as very simple level, something that -- meat prices are going up that is a luxury. how are we educating our population that we're being kind to the environment and using stuff at our disposal working smartly. >> it does respond -- i think something very natural about this. people are going to have to deal with children when they feel more uniform courtable about the environment and -- >> the economy. >> and certainly about the economy. i think this is goingo take care of itself. women have lot of children when they -- >> we got to run. that's it for this education of "to the contrary." please follow me on twitter @bonnie erbe and @tothecontrary and check our website, pbs.org/ttc where the discussion continues. whether you agree or think, to the contrary, please join us next time. >> funding for "to the contrary" provided by: the corn
on arms export including more information to this committee. so we have set about it energy energeticly. i'm pleased over progress we made over past year. >> thank you. i want to start with a couple of specific questions pointing to more general and you recently talk abouted cooperation accord and the giving a history of human rights abuses u.k. government have any misgivings about dealings with this accord? what does the accord cover and interests, [inaudible] >> well this, we signed this on the 11th of october and this provides a framework for current and future defense activity including training and capacity-building with bahrain and, partly in order to enhance the stability of the whole region and as the committee will be aware we have defense assets of our own stations in bahrain. our mine sweepers in particular which are responsible for in any crisis, for freedom of navigation in the gulf. they are based there, physically based there in bahrain. so we need to regularly update and amend that defense cooperation arrangements. we have a long history of defense engagement with bahrain s
job investments. the tax credit you mentioned which supports clean energy jobs. if this had been allowed to expire as many as 37,000 clean energy jobs could have been lost. mortgage debt relief which protects home owners from paying taxes on forgiven deat and bonus depreciation. so going back to the first point this package of tax extenders was supported on a buy partisan basis. the president supported it but you would have to spend disbelief to accept the premise that republicans did not. >> is there a moment that the president sat down with senator hagel and offered him the job and had a hart to heart talk about what direction he would like to see the pentagon move in? >> the president did taufer senator the job over the weekend by phone. they have a long relationship that dates back to their service together nth senate. they travelled together abroad and senator hagel after he left the senate was co-chair of the president's intelligence advisory board. so they have had an ongoing conversation about this nation's national security needs and the president's policies in the last
to the energy that drives them to be candid with john burns says. thank you so much for your work. [applause] >> thank you for keeping mrs. reagan in your prayers. she is a remarkable woman who has spent a lifetime serving this country. she continues to be active and playable here at the library. i couldn't come here and not mention her for at least a moment. governor, we have done a lot of things over the years. from the mayor to u.s. senator governor, i look to them as great people who have a willingness to serve their country. it is always a family engagement if you're out there. thank you both for serving the country. it really does make a difference. it's wonderful to be back here. [applause] >> i didn't know you'd be with us, but we are thrilled to have you here tonight. we have launched what we call an american legacy book tour. we are very fond of the library, as you know. we made a movie about ronald reagan and i would like to recognize tonight kevin and his wife. he was the director of the film and kevin do such a great job in the movies that we have done together. so when we come
on society including health care energy. tomorrow morning, president obama's announcement of his nominees to head the defense department and cia. we will hear from the former house intelligence committee ranking member. she will take your questions about the nomination of john brennan to head the central intelligence agency. we will look at the nomination of senator chuck hagel to be secretary of defense with the foreign policy reuter. -- which the foreign policy writer. john talks about relations between the united states and afghanistan. "washington journal" is live on c-span every day at 7:00 eastern. >> i think cyber security remains a top priority because of the national-security implications. we saw that congress failed to reach an agreement in 2012. they remain far apart. the industry is opposed to any server security standards. >> another big issue will be implementing the incentive options to create more spectrum. the fcc is in the midst of working on that. some of the hot-button issues are unlicensed spectrum that powers wi-fi. >> net neutrality could be a big issue. the d.c. ci
. >> let's check out the latest moves in energy and metals. sharon. >> definitely about china when you're talking about most of the commodities an the momentum that we're seeing in the commodities sector today. we are looking at oil prices broken out above 94% a barrel for the wti contract and that is significant. the fact that we did see from china december oil imports up 8% and year over year we're seeing a rise of nearly 7%. that's what traders are looking at. but also saying wti is a bit overbought here. less momentum in the brent crude contract. metals, it is palladium and platinum once again help to go le helping to extend the gains based on what we're getting out of china. and gold and silver, they hit session highs after the e echle commentary. copper not as much of a gainer. momentum tapered off at the end of the year. melissa, back to you. >>> coming up, kick starting a smart watch. pebbles version is launching later this month. also ahead, herbalife fights back after michael johnson finishes addressing shareholders, he'll appear on "squawk on the street." take a look at this
she played little league baseball. >> she was a ball of energy. ball of life and she will be missed by us. every day. >>> alyssa treatment of becoming a firefighter-paramedic. they presented her with a patch. proceeds will go to the national center for missing and exploited children. >>> a man stabbed a cab driver last night outside the macarthur station. the incident began with an argument between a man and woman inside one of the trains. the woman got off the train with the man chasing after her. he followed her into the taxi. the cab driver tried to inter convenient and that's when he was stabbed. another cabbie took the cab driver to the hospital that was stabbed. no word on the woman involved. >>> a hitchhiker stabbed a man giving him a lift. it happened on river road. the victim had a child in his car when he picked up the hitchhiker. it is unclear why he was stabbed. but he was able to stop the car and throw the hitchhiker out. he was taken to the hospital with stab wounds and they are now searching for the hitchhiker. >>> this happened yesterday afternoon on gary street near
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? campbell's soups give you nutrition, energy, and can help you keep a healthy weight. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. >> guards say they detained a cat a cats that was trying to smuggle a saw, drill bits, cell phone and batteries into a prison. it happened in brazil around new year's day they tell us. the guards say they caught said cat at the gate after they noticed someone had wrapped it in tape. the prison spokesman says it's tough to find out who is responsible as the cat doesn't speak. officials say the cat does not face any charges, that they consider all 263 prison inmates suspects. emotional delivery for a married couple in california. they got hundreds of love letters. letters somebody stole from their 40 years ago. the couples say they wrote to each other while the husband served in world war ii. they saved all the notes at their home and then a robber took them in the 1960's, the letters somehow ended up with a stamp collector who later died and recently his son tracked down the husband through his military service number and returned the letters. >> it just bri
regardless of your politics on obama care. looking at energy very selectively and looking in cyclicals and some areas of consumer discretionaries. there may not be as much pop off the bet there but looking at global credit markets as well, adding to that yield advantage that may be available there, but you'll have to pick better stocks and better bonds. >> kenny, what are you seeing? >> i'm seeing, maria, that we've hit the top. struggled with 1472. it is a high and feels bullish but in the short term we're going to hit some resistance here. i would suspect the market will back off. a couple of issues in front of us at the end of the month. i suspect if there's any sense at all that they are not going to compromise or negotiate you'll see the market come right back in. that being said i would use that, any weakness opportunity to jump right back in because i do think my sense is that the market wants to go higher this year, want to go higher this year. our economy is stabilizing. economies around the world are stabilizing so i think it's a good year. >> where are you seeing the convict
-growth tax reform but on energy. we have opportunities in this country to create an incredible number of jobs and get the kind of economic growth that will help with the deficit. energy is just one great example. also, eliminate our dependence on foreign oil. that is a national-security issues. we have got to do better. the right kind of approaches like we are talking about to stimulate economic growth. host: former congressman barney frank has told the governor of massachusetts that he wants to be in the u.s. senate. guest: i think it's going to be very important, because we do have to get real savings in terms of addressing any kind of debt ceiling agreement. so i think this is a very important stretched. like you and i have been talked about, buckled down and get it done before the deadline. but it is going to be difficult. that is very clear. you are talking about a big challenge. >> we talked in with the newly sworn in senator. this is just over 40 minutes. host: we welcome another former governor and now the senator from maine, angus king, an independent. guest: good morning, steve. the
energy it takes from members. but i don't think that the members who are going to be the most involved in the fiscal cliff spending kinds of discussions are the same ones who are going to be pushing on immigration. and as long as you have someone in the senate, like majority leader harry reid, who also wants to move forward, i think you're still going to see some action. host: let's hear what president obama had to say. this is when he was on "meet the press" right before the new year, him talking to david gregory. >> i'm asking about time frame, as you well know, your second-term president, even having one re-election, your capital is limited. what is your single priority of the second term? what is the equivalent to healthcare? >> well, there are a couple of things that we need to get done. i've said that fixing our broken i will great system is a top priority -- our broken immigration system is a top priority. i will introduce legislation to get that done. we've talked about it long enough. we know how we can fix it. we can do it in a comprehensive way that the american people suppo
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in safety. there's another school says, we know enough about how crashes work and how to disburse the energy from a crash the you can make vehicles safer and lighter at the same time. host: a call from maryland on the line for independents. caller: i bought a car this year. i really wish that i had not. some of these newer cars are very expensive to fix. the have computer chips. if you buy it from a second-rate autodialer order credit is not that great -- auto dealer and your credit is not that great, they jack up the interest rate, and you end up underwater. host: could you tell us what you bought and what you paid for it? caller: 2008 chrysler sebring. i paid $12,000 for it. $300 a month. guest: that is a concern. buying a car still can be a very complicated and opaque process. you have to be vigilant at every step of the way to make sure you are getting the kind of deal you can afford at the end. that does not mean just the price of the car, just the monthly payment. that means looking at the terms of the loan, how the interest is spread out, looking at the interest-rate and your collater
? >> guest: not only the book tour, but you just -- a book is quite an expenditure of energy, and we've always taken time between books. and we have a, we've got some projects at "vanity fair" that have kind of almost been on hold as bev -- as we've finished the book and gone through the interest that this book has arisen. so all we know for sure is that we will never rub out of -- run out of material. >> guest: oh, no. the potential list -- >> guest: growing each year. things get longer and longer. >> host: have you ever thought about separating, doing solo projects? >> guest: well, i think, you know, because i'm older i would like to go back and look at investigative reporting in the '50s and '60s when i started, which is a little different. but beyond that, no. >> guest: we've been so busy with projects over the years, there really hasn't been the time to do anything else. >> host: dave in louisiana, you are on with james steele and donald barlett. >> caller: thank you very much, and good afternoon. my question concerns the green economy. i'm an old-timer fdr democrat, and i disag
to, you know, overnight because you want sustaining energy so you're going to do something like a half turkey sandwich, which is fine on whole grain bread you want your blood sugars to remain steady. 30 pistachios, and takes him to eat them. covered with a dark chocolate or piece of cheese. again don't go for the vending machine, bring a snack and you're set. >> peanut butter cup is into the on the list. >> not on the list. >> tucker: e-mail from renee, what are some breakfast ideas for those who don't like breakfast, i know i should eat something and i only want coffee. i'm on your team. >> if you're not the person who wants to eat breakfast first thing, i can relate, i don't like to eat until nine. that's one thing, sometime between the morning when you wake up or lunch squeeze in 10 grams of fiber insurance. if you don't like breakfast food, shake it up. find something out of the ordinary, the kiwa double boosted with the chia or fulgar. that he's inexpensive and i think it's a hot one for breakfast because it's the same amount of calories as oatmeal, but double the fiber. >>
of dropping down out of the northwest following the system over the weekend. most of the energy stays way to the north. we just get the higher clouds. very thick fog in the morning. then kind of a mix of filtered sun. 50s on the temperatures to near 60. a little cooler for sun. warmer on tuesday, could have more than just a couple of 60s and then wednesday you start to see a system drop down from the north. much, much colder air. definitely colder air coming in. it will probably be warmer as we head towards sunday. >> going up and down. >> yeah. >>> 7:26. cracking down on people who steal copper. the tougher security measures at one bay area school district that's been targeted several times. >>> the suspects in the colorado movie theater massacre is due back in court at this hour for the start of a week- long preliminary hearing. we'll have a live report from colorado. >> reporter: we're live in san jose where police are searching for the person who stabbed a man earlier this morning. we'll tell you the motive that police think is behind the stabbing. share everything. share brotherly lo
our energy and transport infrastructure so we can keep up with our competitors in the global race, regulating our banks properly, so that immoral behavior and the gross mistakes of the past are not repeated. we're dealing with the challenges of an ageing population. we've reformed public-sector pensions so they are both affordable and fair for both public-sector workers and the taxpayer. in every case, we've put the national interest at the heart of this government and put this country on a path to being a winner in the global race. now, today is all about taking stock of the progress we've made and setting out some of the next steps that we want to take. now, of course there have been difficulties along the way. with public finances as broken as ours, that was, i think, inevitable. but i think we've made a lot of progress, and today we're publishing a document which shows what we've done and what we still have to do. and between now and the budget, we'll be setting out an additional set of reforms that go even further in taking the long-term decisions that are necessary to put us
and determination is a huge energy. syria will not come out of its impulse unless it changes this into a solution that will bring the country out of its impulse. it has never witnessed in the history of this region. this is the only way we can remedy all the injuries and the deep wounds that we have in syria, and this is the only way to keep syria geographically, politically more viable and to bring it back socially, morally and economically. everyone is responsible, however simple in his view his role is. the country is ours. we defend it collectively. the situation is defense, and the preservation of people's property is defense. to preserve the country as a whole every aware person knows exactly what is going on and the negativeness of others will not sort out the problem and not bring a solution. not participating in providing solutions will bring the country back you, and it will not help e country to come out of its difficulties. many have fell into the trap that the consulate is between holding the power and authority and, therefore, they stayed back and kept quiet and silent. therefore, i
, the investments they make, and the clean energy jobs they create. and two million americans who are out of work will continue to receive unemployment benefits so long as they are actively looking for a job. but all this was just one more step in the broader effort to grow our economy and shrink our deficits. we still need to do more to put americans back to work while also putting this country on a path to pay down its debt. and our economy can't afford more protracted showdowns or manufactured crises along the way. because even as our businesses created 2 million new jobs last year including 168,000 new jobs last month the messy brinksmanship in congress made business owners more uncertain and consumers less confident. we know there's a path forward. last year, i signed into law $1.7 trillion in deficit reduction. this week's action further reduces the deficit by $737 billion, making it one of the largest deficit reduction bills passed by congress in over a decade. and i'm willing to do more. i believe we can find more places to cut spending without shortchanging things like education, job t
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